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May 20, 2022

PemPem pitches to investors at PearVC's Demo Day

PemPem pitches to investors at PearVC's Demo Day

PemPem Founder-CEO Joann de Zegher had the opportunity to pitch to over 600 investors gathered for the Winter 2022 cohort at Pear VC Demo Day.

May 7, 2022

PemPem recipient of the RBC Innovation Prize | Prix d’Innovation RBC

PemPem recipient of the RBC Innovation Prize | Prix d’Innovation RBC

PemPem Founder-CEO Joann de Zegher is congratulated by Sughanya Umapathy of RBC at the awards ceremony co-hosted by CDL-Montreal and NextAI.

May 6, 2022

PemPem selected as Feature Venture for supply chain at Creative Destruction Lab Super Session

PemPem selected as Feature Venture for supply chain at Creative Destruction Lab Super Session

At the final Session Day event for CDL-Montreal’s 9-month startup mentorship program, PemPem was chosen as “Feature Venture” for the CLD Super Session taking place from June 22-23.

Feb 22, 2022

How digital payments are enabling a shift away from the cash economy

How digital payments are enabling a shift away from the cash economy

Article published on the World Economic Forum Agenda describes how UpLink Top Innovator PemPem is helping Indonesian farmers move from cash to digital payments.

Dec 10, 2021

These 3 Indonesian agritech solutions are the winners of Cultivhacktion

These 3 Indonesian agritech solutions are the winners of Cultivhacktion

Cultivhacktion, a hackathon for agritech solutions in Indonesia, has named the three digital platforms as its winners.

Nov 18, 2021

PemPay revolutionizes mobile payment in rural Indonesia bridging banked and unbanked users

PemPay revolutionizes mobile payment in rural Indonesia bridging banked and unbanked users

PemPem together with Bank Rakyat Indonesia (BRI), Bank Negara Indonesia (BNI) and Linkaja have launched PemPay™, a mobile payment solution for Indonesian agricultural micro enterprises.

Nov 9, 2021

These 5 entrepreneurs are protecting tropical forests through sustainable trade

These 5 entrepreneurs are protecting tropical forests through sustainable trade

Over the past 20 years, more than 60 million hectares of primary forest have been lost in the tropics, equivalent to an area the size of France, with an increasing demand for most forest risk commodities being driven by a higher per capita consumption.

Nov 6, 2021

PemPem prize winner at COP26 in Glasgow

PemPem prize winner at COP26 in Glasgow

The Tropical Forest Alliance hosted by the World Economic Forum has named PemPem Top UpLink Innovator as winner of the Tropical Forest Commodities Challenge for its impact on reducing deforestation.

Nov 3, 2021

Sylvain Carle joins PemPem as Strategic Advisor

Sylvain Carle joins PemPem as Strategic Advisor

PemPem continues its momentum as a sustainability start-up, adding Sylvain Carle as a Strategic Advisor